In a Super Bowl filled with moments, including Jacoby Jones’s 108-yard kickoff return, Colin Kaepernick’s touchdown scramble (longest TD run by a quarterback in Super Bowl history) that pulled the 49ers within two from 22 points down, Ed Reed’s interception, double-murderer Ray Lewis’s missed tackles, THE POWER OUTAGE (that enabled all of us to play Power [Outage] Hour), etc. etc., the biggest moment — at least for those of us in China, no doubt — was the commercial featuring an Asian American. Amy Poehler was in it. Best Buy wins.
Top 10 Super Bowl commercial of all time featuring an Asian? Probably!
Too bad Best Buy has seen better days. According to the below article they’re closing hundreds of stores this year. This is probably Best Buy’s hail mary pass.
Forecast store closings: 200 to 250
Number of U.S. stores:1,056
One-year stock performance: -36.8%
It’s Jake Choi! He’s famousish in the Asian-American community in that online-budding-celebrity kind of way.
Too bad Eddie Huang didn’t feature in this one. He could have hung his piece of horse meat in her mouth to shut her and her annoying voice up. Just saying.
Not Asian American. He’s Eurasian, and he’s from the UK.
Jake Choi? He’s Korean-American, from New York.
I personally though the woman in Will Ferrell’s was better: